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Black Glam: Celebrity hairstylist Larry Sims on how he cultivated his dream career

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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WATCH Black Glam: Johnny Wright on his incredible road to success and how he...

For the inaugural episode of our new series, Black Glam, TheGrio.com's Chief Content Officer, Amy Dubois Barnett interviewed celebrity stylist and our style correspondent,...
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THE FASHION CAFE: Hottest hairstyles for the summer

It’s time for another installment of The Fashion Cafe and this week our style gurus, Johnny Wright and Ariana Soleil are serving up secrets...

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Niecy Nash may be getting a new gig. According to reports, the Claws star just sold a pilot for her late-night series Naked with Niecy Nash to TNT. Nash will host and executive produce the series that would have her tackling...
As if the long list of movies and television projects Tiffany Haddish has lined up isn't enough, she's adding another big item to her ever-growing to do list. Netflix has announced the actress will star in her own hour-long, stand-up...



Haitians vexed by cutting of direct flights to Port-au-Prince from major hubs

American Airlines is shaking up its flight schedule to Haiti and the move could greatly...
Larry Simsvideo

Black Glam: Celebrity hairstylist Larry Sims on how he cultivated his dream career

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes...
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MTV VMAs 2018 Photos: Beautiful, Black and Blingin’ on the red carpet

The 2018 MTV VMAs are finally upon us and we're running down the list of...
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‘This summer I’ve been absorbed by new novels’: Barack Obama shares reading list

When he’s not working toward changing the world or visiting his family’s homeland of Kenya,...
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Serena Williams set to return to the U.S. Open in Virgil Abloh x Nike

  When Serena Williams shows up for the U.S. Open later this month, her Nike uniforms will...


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Former used car salesman, Jon Halapio, might be the NY Giants’ starting center

Jon Halapio has an inspiring NFL story that underscores the phrase "If you stay ready, you don't have to get ready."
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Kaepernick lawyer: Elway broke rules related to NFL collusion case

Did Denver Broncos general manager John Elway violate a gag order not to discuss the...
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All Gold Everything: Simone Biles dominates at the U.S. Championships

On Sunday, Biles brought her A-game to TD Garden and swept the U.S. Championships, clinching the all-around title and four apparatus titles.
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‘My story doesn’t end here’: Serena Williams’ Time magazine story confirms that she’s still the G.O.A.T.

5 confirmations from Serena Williams' Time magazine story that she's still the G.O.A.T.
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Serena Williams covers ‘TIME’ Magazine and opens up about her comeback and Colin Kaepernick

  Serena Williams is gracing the cover of TIME and opening up about everything from motherhood...


Melanie Fields TheGrio

Beauty entrepreneur opens fabulous med-spa and shares 7 tips on how to secure the bag

As an exotic dancer, Melanie Fields knew the importance of staying in shape and keeping her skin...
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Bozoma Saint John tapped to fix Papa Johns after CEO spews n-word

  In an attempt to revamp it's tarnished image Papa Johns is reportedly tapping into the...
Robert Stanzler

VIDEO: White entrepreneur spits on Black security guard, later charged with assault

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged 50-year-old Robert Stanzler, owner of Detroit Mercantile Co., with misdemeanor assault and battery for spitting on security guard Ibrahim Mission.
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Home Depot offers to rehire canned employee who stood up to racist customer

Home Depot offers to rehire Maurice Rucker, whom the company initially fired after he stood up to a customer yelling racist slurs at him.

Minnesota Nice: Minneapolis helps teen entrepreneur triumph over a #PermitPatty

The city of Minneapolis flipped the script on a wannabe #PermitPatty by helping a 13-year-old black boy start a hot dog stand business.